ROBERT VANRYNE, TROMPETE
CHRISTOPH ANDREAS SCHÄFER, ORGEL
The brilliant English trumpeter Robert Vanryne (also a noted maker of natural trumpets) teams up with Heidelberg organist Christoph Andreas Schäfer in an enticing program of music from all eras. The works are performed on a wide range of trumpets and organs which further serve to demonstrate the incredible expressive variety that is possible with this popular instrumental combination.
01 Trumpet Tune und Air
02 Sonata Prima
03 Voluntary I
04 Canzon Bergamasca SSWV 64
06 If love’s a sweet passion
07 Jauchzet dem Herrn, alle Welt
08 Adagio aus: Concertino für Trompete und Streicher
09 Grave & Allegro
10 Lascia ch’io pianga aus: Rinaldo HWV 7
11 Marsch aus: Scipione HWV 20
12 Bist du bei mir, geh ich mit Freuden
13 Gavotte en Rondeau aus: Partita Nr. 3 BWV 1006
14 Seufzer und ränen aus: Kantate BWV 21
15 Jesus bleibet meine Freude aus: BWV 147
5/2003 – Gutskirche Stellichte
5/2006 – Heiliggeistkirche Heidelberg, Christus-Kirche Tumlingen-Horschweiler
6/2009 – Heiliggeistkirche Heidelberg, Kirche St. Mauritius Neibsheim
Producer: Andreas Bertram
Recording Producer: Christian Rauterberg (2003/06), Andreas Bertram (2009)
Layout: Felix Dreher
®+© 2013 SPEKTRAL 15543
Ord. No.: SRL4 – 13063
GTIN (EAN): 4260130380632
All rights reserved.
Born in Buckinghamshire, England at the age of 16 he was chosen fi nalist at the “BBC Young Musician of the Year” competition and today is one of the most renown trumpet players in his generation of international scale. He has studied trumpet with Michael Laird and musicology at Royal Holloway College. He is frequently playing with European Baroque orchestras such as the Gabrieli Consort, the English Baroque Soloists, the Academy Of Ancient Music, etc. To his most important CD recordings the Biber Sonatas, with Musica Antiqua Koln and works for trumpet by Johann Ludwig Krebs accompanied by Altenburg organist Prof. Felix Friedrich are to be named. Apart from playing Robert Vanryne is also an instrument maker. Many leading interprets play his copies of baroque trumpets.
Christoph Andreas Schäfer studied church music in Heidelberg and Düsseldorf, successfully completing his state exam. From 1986-1990 he was assistant to Church Music Director Prof. Oskar Gottlieb Blarr at the Neanderkirche in Düsseldorf. His first professional engagement led him to Walsrode in the Lüneburg Heath, where he was Cantor from 1991-1994. From 1994-1998 he was employed by the Christuskirche in Freiburg as the Church Musician. As well as his job as organist, he was also extremely dedicated to his work as choir conductor, and conducted numerous oratorio performances and world premieres. Special focal points of his work include contemporary music and the arrangement of unusual church music programmes which include music from the areas of jazz and pop. Christoph Andreas Schäfer has been Cantor at the Heiliggeistkirche in Heidelberg since 1998. Here he conducts the Heidelberger Studentenkantorei (Heidelberg Student Choir), as well as the Junge Kantorei Heiliggeist (Heiliggeist Youth Choir) and the Kinderkantorei (Children’s Choir), both of which he also founded. He is also responsible for the organisation of the weekly concert series “Stunde der Kirchenmusik” (The Church Music Hour). On top of his work in the Heiliggeistkirche, he is also a contract teacher at the Freiburg University of Music, and is the Artistic Director of the Freiburg Children and Youth Choir. He has given concerts as an organist and choir conductor in Norway, Finland, Poland, Hungary, Belarus, Ukraine, Holland, Switzerland, Italy, France, Egypt Syria and the USA.